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Palm Springs Personal Chefs

Browse these personal chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Palm Springs.

Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
Alexis M.
Verified review

Jose is very responsive and has great service, along with him being a great chef of course! He traveled to my parents house for us to do a tasting for our wedding and we were blown away. It was amazing. We got so many compliments from our friends and family about how good the food was. With that being said I have a couple nitpicky complaints for constructive feedback: The plates and silverware were not what we had originally discussed at the tasting. They were supposed to be the nice plastic that looked real and we got clear which looked cheesy to us. It could have had to do with the fact that we did the tasting about a year in advance and things could have been forgotten or overlooked but the change was never communicated to us. Also, my husband requested to have a spicy BBQ sauce during our tasting and the BBQ sauce was on the side at that time. We discussed having spicy and mild options. I was very excited for the pulled pork at the wedding but it had spicy BBQ sauce all over it! I thought it was going to be on the side, like it was during the tasting. It was so spicy that I couldn't even eat it. :( One of our aunts was not able to eat any of the meat because it was "too peppery" but that was the only other complaint that we got. Other than that everyone loved it. Everything was great and I would still highly recommend Mr. WorldWide Catering, it just wasn't quite perfect for my event.

  • 28 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Michael M.
Verified review

Chef William was incredibly professional from the first phone call until that last hand shake good bye. He made himself available by phone, email or text at all hours of the day to facilitate the event planning at a time that was convenient for me. He was upbeat and enthusiastic about the event- open to suggestions, offering solutions, and always service oriented. He went over and beyond what I would have expected a chef to do all in an effort to make the event run smoothly and take some of the pressure off of me. That kind of blew me away. And the food was exceptional. I mean, really, really good— and that sentiment was shared among all my guests. And probably most surprising is that this first class service and exceptional food preparation came at an extremely reasonable price. I’ve hired many personal chefs for events over the years (and, in fact, used to own an event company) and I can say that Chef William is among the best. - M. Moynihan. Del Mar, CA

Awesome Events by Jessica
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Tony B.
Verified review

HI all, My wife and I hired Jessica as our wedding coordinator for our 4 day wedding in February of 2017 in the La Quinta area. We live in Los Angeles, so we were looking for a pro who know the area well, and could help us with the planning, local vendor recommendations, supplies, etc. I can tell you this much, we were lucky to have found her. She is very proactive, straightforward, quick thinking, fast acting, and is moving a mile a minute. She hooked us up with her own professional bar, wait staff and chefs she has acquired relationships with over years of working events. She gave us recommendations on who to use for flowers, ice, booze, etc. She met us a few times on and off site to game plan for our multiple days of events, and made sure things ran smoothly throughout. We had negotiated fees, wages, timeframes all in advance, and by the time the weekend was over, everything was as it should have been and checked out. No funny business or discrepancies. Overall, she is just the sweetest lady, who wants to provide a great experience, so you don't have to worry about this and that. She's on it, is one sharp person, and very resourceful. I would highly recommend you give her a call for any size event, as she can handle both intimate and large scale. Thx so much for helping our wedding weekend to be so great and memorable!

Creative Catering
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Heidi M.
Verified review

Jeff is truly an amazing chef. He went above and beyond our expectations. Our children were so impressed with his pizza, the salmon and steak were prepared perfectly. Our guest were happy he was clean efficient and on time. He will forever be our private chef when we return to Palm Springs. Thank you Jeff. we hope to see you soon.

Catering Services
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Tedd C.
Verified review

Chef Julian catered a party for 12 of us in Palm Springs. He did an absolutely amazing job and each course was delicious (the fish was among the best we've ever had)! He also did a great job with the service as well. We would 100% recommended Chef Julian!!

Jacob Perez
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Talia J.
Verified review

Jacob's food is dynamite. I highly recommend his private chef services.

Prepped By ACE
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Philip C.
Verified review

Chef Ace was amazing! I hired Amanda to cook for my party of 5 friends in Palm Springs for a night. I had never done this type of thing before and was a little nervous, but I felt very comfortable with Amanda immediately. Within 5 minutes of my request she was the very first person to respond. She made it very clear that she was open to cook anything we liked, and we were able to create a menu together. Amanda created a wonderful 4 course meal for us that was made with all fresh ingredients. She was right on time and treated us as if we were at a restaurant. Although we tried to help with clearing dishes, Amanda insisted that we relax and she would take care of everything. The food was out of this world delicious and left us bursting at the seems. Any food left over was wrapped for us and left in our fridge. Not only was the food outstanding, Amanda was warm and professional. I could not not think of one thing I would change about the evening. I wish I lived in California so that I could use Chef Ace's services again. Anyone looking for an amazing personal chef, Chef Ace is the way to go. I didn't want to go through a company that would just send a chef I didn't know. Each time we spoke via text or call, Amanda is the person I got. No computers or secretaries, just Chef Ace. Thank you Chef for an unforgettable evening!

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Milo K.
Verified review

I personally have eaten a few dishes that chefvonni has made her Asian creations are some of the best I've ever had among many other dishes as well

Royal Bash Event Design
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Mark W.
Verified review

What a party! We were wowed from the very first moment we entered the venue. Every single detail was perfect. There were not just wines and food but the right wines to go with the scrumptious food that was presented in unexpected and delightful ways. I can’t wait for the next soirée you guys arrange.

Personal Chef
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Adrienne L.
Verified review

Stephanie cooked for a bachelorette party of 13 girls. She worked with me prior to ensure the menu included all of the bride's favorite foods and accounted for allergies and dietary restrictions. She was on time, fun to hang with while cooking and most importantly her food was delicious!

Mark Roberts Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Marisa L.
Verified review

Chef Mark is an amazing chef! He was very professional. I had a small dinner party with friends. I wasn’t sure what I wanted. Since I am on a low carb diet. After speaking with him he created a Menu to fit my diet restrict but also carter to my friends non restricted diet. Appetizer was fried calamari with sweet and sour sauce. The salad was a fresh Ahi Tuna salad. The entree was mouth watering pan seared Scallops with lemongrass carrot ginger purée. Lastly was dessert which I could only have a taste of my friends apple crisp with vanilla ice cream and homemade salted caramel. It was to hard to resist. Chef Mark made fresh berries with he’s own whipping cream!

Simply Delicious Food
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alice M.
Verified review

Billie has prepared meals for us several times. Her menus are creative and within budget if required. The food has always been fresh, as well as very tasty. We would recommend Billie as a chef for any occasion.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I make all kinds of recipes at open parties. I will be open to cooking meal on the side and dropping them off.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I provide personal chef services in the Inland Empire featuring a very well-rounded repertoire of regional cuisines, and desserts for small to medium-sized events. I am classically-trained. I have fine dining, as well as casual or rustic-styled cooking experience. I also have pastry chef experience.

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I will come to your residence. I present menus, shop for food, prepare and serve meals. I handle cleaning of all kitchen utensil, china, etc.

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My personal, hands on approach to the job at hand and to the clients every personal needs.

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Hello, ladies and gentlemen. I would like to introduce myself, I am Chef Mark. My culinary background is over 10 years of experience including being a banquet chef at The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Beach, CA. Even though my background does come from higher-end cooking, I do not shy away from simple causal cooking. I love to cook and cater to all different events such as, birthdays, weddings, special events, graduations, cocktail parties, pool parties and many more. My goal is to not only deliver you with an ultra-flavorful taste from the food but also to give you a memorable experience that you may look back throughout the years. There is no such thing as too big of an event nor there is too small of one either. I do also have professional helpers if needed to assist me. The way it works is I will draft a menu up for you based on the dishes or theme you may want. Then on the event day, I will come on over to the location either with the food prepped and ready to go or start prepping there to give you more of the authentic surrounding whatever you may choose. Then, I will plate the dishes and serve or if buffet style set up individual dishes to be eaten at will. Then, after that I will clean the location and leave it cleaner than when I arrived to make sure on your end your job is to only enjoy your time with your guests and the experience. So, where do we go from here? Just simply call me, and I will gladly greet you and start planning your most enjoyable event also on getting a menu setup in addition to a quote on the event. If there was any service not mention on this ad, please still call or email me. I would gladly try to accommodate you. To my future client, I wish you have a pleasant day. Chef Mark

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Personal chef services are provided for small and intimate dinners for two or large cocktail parties. I work with my clients to develop the ideal menu specific to their tastes, including accommodating dietary restrictions and appropriate budgets for meals. I can make packaged meals on a weekly/daily basis or cook in my client's home for more personal meals. The rates are based on the service level expected with daily, weekly, or monthly rates for in-home meals as well as preplanned/packaged meal pricing.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I do all personal chef services. I am specializing in most cuisine types from modern American, Italian, French, and vegetarian/vegan.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Our business is specializing in healthy meals prepared by beautiful girls. Meals are prepared, packaged, and delivered once or twice weekly to ensure that you're never unprepared or hungry!

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I am a professional chef who have worked at resort hotels and fine dining establishments. I am experienced in global cuisine.

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